Seven questions about User-Research Panels

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If you’ve ever struggled to find user-research participants, you may have wished you had a list of people who have expressed an interest in taking part in future user-research activities. A user-research panel is exactly that: a list or database of potential research participants—who have given you their contact details and maybe some other information about themselves—that you can recruit for specific research activities as they come up.

I’m enthusiastic about user-research panels, but I’m also realistic about the amount of work they involve. So, for the June 2017 issue of UX Matters,  Naintara Land and I write about the benefits of user-research panels and present seven questions you should consider to ensure that your user-research panels are successful.

Read the article: 7 Questions about User-Research Panels in UX Matters